‘Falconer Predator’ Makes Me Hopeful for ‘Predators’

The silhouette teaser of Predator action figures is beyond worthless, but it did raise my awareness for something I hadn’t previously been clued into.

Falconer Predator.

How did I not know about this before? A Predator who uses the power of hunting fowl to attack his enemies? Maybe he even uses it to send messages?

When the film was first announced, I celebrated the idea of a Predator Earth because of the possibility of seeing Chef Predator and School Teacher Predator, but this Falconer Predator sounds far, far better.

Do you think he was a nerdy kid at Predator High, and he always went up to the roof to commune with the pigeons? And then in college, he got a falcon as a gift and just rolled with it? I can’t see any other backstory for that character.

To put how cool this is in perspective, watch this video, and imagine Will Forte is wearing a Predator costume:

Clap your hands if you believe.

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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